Accolades & Milestones

U-M finishes fifth among Big Ten schools in RecycleMania

U-M finished the 2014 intercollegiate RecycleMania competition with a nearly 30 percent recycling rate, placing fifth in the Big Ten and 120th among the 256 schools participating in the eight-week recycling contest. This was the university’s ninth year participating in … Continue reading

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Dr. Hervey-Jumper receives 2014 Ronald L. Bittner Award

Former chief neurosurgery resident, and incoming faculty member in the Department of Neurosurgery, Shawn Hervey-Jumper, M.D., recently received the distinguished Ronald L. Bittner Award from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. He received the award at the recent AANS meeting … Continue reading

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2014 Dean’s Awards deadlines: Nominate faculty by May 1, staff by June 13

Members of the Medical School community are encouraged to nominate deserving educators, researchers and physicians by May 1, and staff by June 13, for the annual Dean’s Awards Program. The school currently is accepting nominations of faculty members in six … Continue reading

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Orthotics & Prosthetics receives new three-year accreditation

U-M Orthotics & Prosthetics (PM&R) proudly announces a three-year accreditation award by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics, Inc. (ABC). U-M Orthotics & Prosthetics is recognized for achievements in the areas of Organizational Management, Patient Care … Continue reading

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Dr. Richardson named Ypsilanti Medical Director

The Department of Family Medicine has appointmented Caroline R. Richardson, M.D., associate professor, to the position of Medical Director at the Ypsilanti Health Center (YHC). Dr. Richardson is the first research-track faculty member to be named as a clinic medical … Continue reading

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$6 million gift to benefit thyroid cancer research

Jim Wigginton has given $6 million to support the Punya Thyroid Cancer Endowed Fund and establish the Nancy Wigginton Professorships of Thyroid Cancer. Wigginton had previously established the Punya Thyroid Cancer Endowed Fund for the benefit of thyroid cancer clinical … Continue reading

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U-M’s Ann Arbor campus recognized as Tree Campus USA

The University of Michigan’s longstanding commitment to promoting healthy trees and engaging the community in the spirit of conservation has led the Ann Arbor campus to be recognized as a 2013 Tree Campus USA for the sixth consecutive year. “Our … Continue reading

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Becker’s Healthcare names U-M among “100 Great Hospitals in America”

The University of Michigan Health Systems was named to the 2014 Becker’s Hospital Review list of “100 Great Hospitals in America”. UMHS was only one of four hospitals in Michigan that was named to the list. The list represents the … Continue reading

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2014 Dean’s Awards: Nominate deserving faculty by May 1; staff by June 13

Every year, the University of Michigan Medical School honors the achievements of some of its top educators, researchers, physicians and staff through the Dean’s Awards Program. The school currently is accepting nominations of faculty members in six categories, and staff … Continue reading

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Dr. Richardson named associate editor of AJPM

Caroline R. Richardson, M.D., associate professor and medical director of U-M’s Ypsilanti Health Center, was named associate editor of the American Journal of Preventative Medicine. The American Journal of Preventive Medicine is the official journal of the American College of … Continue reading

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